78-year old Pro Gamer DieHardBirdie and Rumble Gaming Take a Stand against Ageism and Sexism in Esports
Abbe "DieHardBirdie" Borg together with his talent agency Rumble Gaming support the anti-ageism and anti-sexism movements in esports
By: The Soho Loft Media Group for DieHardBirdie
Ageism has also been a prevalent concern in the gaming industry. The stereotype that most of the "tech-savvy"
Abbe Borg said, "Respect is earned and not given. I am sad and disappointed to hear about these allegations and I stand with the community in making sure that the gaming industry is a safe haven for everyone. I commend those involved for their bravery and hope that these movements will have a great impact not only on the gaming community but on other industries as well."
He added, "As a veteran gamer, playing in my 70s, I believe that age has no bearing when it comes to esports. We should celebrate the wisdom gained from years of experience instead of criticizing it."
"Harassment in any form is never acceptable. Neither is gender discrimination and age prejudice. We are one with the gaming community and denounce these despicable acts directed at our gaming professionals,"
Abbe Borg, best known as "DieHardBirdie,"
DieHardBirdie can be reached at diehardbirdie@
About Rumble Gaming
Rumble Gaming is a full-service esports and gaming company, offering talent management, legal and marketing services, as well as access to a fully integrated media platform and distribution network. As a talent agency, Rumble bridges the gap between brands and the esports/gaming ecosystem by facilitating partnership opportunities and creating authentic marketing activations. Through its media platform access, it has a content distribution network bolstered across the spheres of digital and linear media which, coupled with production studios in Toronto, New York, and Los Angeles, uniquely positions Rumble Gaming to help create and disseminate content.
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